New York Mets at Milwaukee Brewers 5/26/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, May 26, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jason Vargas vs. Chase Anderson
The New York Mets visit Miller Park on Saturday, May 26, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Jason Vargas for the Mets and Chase Anderson for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at -132 and Milwaukee at +122. The Mets have a 20-25-1 over/under record and a 23-23-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 30-21-0 against the run line and have a 19-30-2 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 20-25-1 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 23-23-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 19-30-2 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 30-21-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
05/18/18 CF Juan Lagares Toe 10-day DL (05/17); is out for season
05/17/18 LF Yoenis Cespedes Hip 10-day DL (05/14)
05/09/18 3B Todd Frazier Hamstring 10-day DL (05/08)
04/28/18 3B David Wright Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
04/14/18 C Travis d'Arnaud Elbow 60-day DL (04/11)
04/13/18 C Kevin Plawecki Hand 10-day DL (04/13)
04/03/18 P Anthony Swarzak Oblique 60-day DL (04/01)
03/30/18 1B Dominic Smith Quad 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rafael Montero Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 SS T.J. Rivera Elbow 60-day DL (02/18)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
05/09/18 SS Nick Franklin Quad 10-day DL (05/09)
05/09/18 P Wade Miley Oblique 60-day DL (05/09)
04/25/18 1B Eric Thames Thumb 10-day DL (04/25)
03/29/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26); is out for season
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 25-21 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jason Vargas has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 9.87 and a WHIP of 2.08 this season. He has 16 strikeouts over his 17.1 innings pitched and he's given up 28 hits. He's allowed 14.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.75 and they have given up 144 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen and they've struck out 173 hitters and walked 65 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.89. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 386 base hits and 181 earned runs. They have allowed 54 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 144 batters and struck out 438. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 3.87.
As a team New York is hitting .238, good for 21st in the league. The Mets hold a .384 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Jay Bruce is hitting .232 with an on-base percentage of .301. He has 35 hits this season in 151 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .364 and an OPS+ of 86. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .307 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .351. He has totaled 54 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 176 at bats. His OPS+ is 141 while his slugging percentage is at .523. The Mets have 368 hits, including 73 doubles and 45 home runs. New York has walked 162 times so far this season and they have struck out 393 times as a unit. They have left 317 men on base and have a team OPS of .698. They score 4.07 runs per contest and have scored a total of 187 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 31-20 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.86, Chase Anderson has a 4-3 record and a 1.13 WHIP. He has 33 strikeouts over the 51.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 39 hits. He's allowing 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.46 and they have given up 143 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .205 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 221 batters and walked 71 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.37. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 373 base knocks and 171 earned runs this season. They have given up 51 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 181 hitters and struck out 432 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.98.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 16th in the league. The Brewers hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Domingo Santana comes into this matchup batting .253 with an OBP of .331. He has 38 hits this year along with 13 RBI in 150 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .360 with an OPS+ of 89. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .388. He has collected 48 hits in 170 at bats while driving in 15 runs. He has an OPS+ of 128 and a slugging percentage of .447. The Brewers as a unit have 413 base hits, including 80 doubles and 62 homers. Milwaukee has walked 161 times this year and they have struck out on 451 occasions. They have had 336 men left on base and have an OPS of .710. They have scored 4 runs per game and totaled 204 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers +122
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